Definite Article Worksheets
This portion of the site is dedicated to definite articles.
The worksheet found here
would be great for classes of intermediate students. The entire lesson plan along with all the necessary handouts is included in one download for your convenience. The worksheet is great because it encourages students to work individually, in groups, and as a class; it also has a variety of practice activities. If this is the first time students have been exposed to letter writing in English class, it could be used to transition into a letter writing activity. Most of these worksheets are pretty basic but there are some very creative ones as well;
this which draws its inspiration from the game Who Wants to be a Millionaire is a good example
. Students will love playing it! There are now
64 definite article worksheets
available with more being added regularly by teachers just like you. If you have any worksheets on this topic, please feel free to upload them to the site. Others would certainly benefit from your contribution. There are even more free worksheets available that deal with indefinite, mixed, and zero articles so whenever you decide to talk about those subjects with your students, make Busy Teacher your first stop for lesson ideas.
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GRAMMAR TIP:What Is Definite Article?
The word 'the' functions primarily as a definite article in the grammar of the English language. "The" is the most common word in the English language. 'The' is a word in english grammar to express a noun. 'The' always begins the expression of a noun. eg. It's 'the' end of 'the' world 'The' is very commonly used and is used when talking about something which exists either as a human concept or a actual thing. eg. The time is 9:40 am. eg. The earth is the most exciting thing ever. "The" has variable pronunciation. It is generally pronounced with a long e (IPA /i:/) before a word starting with a vowel sound, and with a schwa before a word beginning with a consonant sound, i.e., as or respectively.
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The worksheet is based on the video that describes the rise and fall of countries in central Europe before, during, and after World War II. The tasks include pronunciation focus on the consonant ...
Straightforward exercise to practice the usage and recognition of singular countable nouns along with a, an or the. I have used this exercise a few times after teaching articles. Ask each stu ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet is for beginners (mostly children) who have started to learn the topic "My House and Furniture". Here you can find active vocabulary, useful phrases, some questions on this topic. A ...
This revision worksheet provides students with practice and revision of the English articles (a/an/the). The teacher can print out the document as many times as he or she likes and present it in c ...
This worksheet is appropriate for reviewing and practicing articles "a", "an", "the" and "zero"articles. It contains a lot of questions to test students previous knowledge. It is suitable for elem ...
An Enlish test for elementary students. Topics in the test: classroom vocabulary, using the definitive and indefinitive article, changing singular nouns into plural. Basic English with possibility ...
This is a very simple worksheet for revising articles and countable and uncountable nouns. There are 2 different activities in which students are asked to put the definite article before the noun ...
This presentation was used to help my Korean students understand when to use definite and indefinite articles. I enumerated 4 rules that hopefully clear this issue up. This presentation discusses ...
Elem Pre-Int Int Adv
I used this song to practice / get students to notice how subject, object and possessive pronouns are used in English as some struggle with she / her and he / him in subject-verb-object. There are ...
You will find 3 exercises. One will help your students correct mistakes as they listen to the song. The second exercise will ask your students to fill blanks with articles and the third will ask t ...
This worksheet is devoted to the use of articles in the famous song by the Beatles. It's got only one task that is inserting the articles where necessary. The worksheet will work especially good w ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet is mostly devoted to working with articles and word order on the basis of the song. It contains several tasks and wolud be a good warm up as well as a good material to analyze the u ...
This worksheet is devoted to articles and can be used as a warm up or as a test for your students. It includes several common proverbs which many students were taught in their childhood, though I' ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This is a worksheet for teaching or revising the definite article at pre-intermediate level. There are 2 different activities in which students are asked to circle the correct option and fill ...
This is a worksheet for revising articles at pre-intermediate level. There are 2 different exercises in which students are asked to fill in the blank spaces with the correct article and choos ...
I created this worksheet after my students had read about the rescue of the 33 miners in Chile. The articles have been removed and the spaces need to be filled with indefinite, definite or no arti ...
A table summarizing the most characteristic uses and features of articles in English. Its size (just one page) allows students to compare and contrast the three English articles (definite, indefin ...
This is an articles gapfill on the lyrics of Disney Channel's Jessie Theme Song. For students aged 8 to 12 aproximately. Play the video of the theme: Hey Jessie! And make the pupils listen an ...
It is a set of 3 exercises to practise the definte and indefinite articles. Students are expected to fill in the blanks in the text with a, an, the where it is necessary. This worksheet is good fo ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
It is an easy English Quiz where pupils have to think logically (at least in some cases...). It is for elementary level, quite easy vocabulary and grammar. It can be used as a worksheet for each p ...
The topic of this worksheet is talents. Students learn vocabulary for typical leisure time activities. They learn how to use can and can't, the definite article "the" and the "zero" article. The w ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
The lyrics of this song are filled up with mistakes on purpose. Students have to figure out inappropriate articles, both definite and indefinite. The original lyrics are also included. You might ...
Articles is one of the most complicated lessons I have done so far. Hope this ppt would help other bilingual teachers.This power point is very simple to use as I have added pictures and sent ...
Here you will find an excellent worksheet or a test for your students. It is intended to test English articles, that is a , an, the or the zero article. With open-cloze, circling and gap filling e ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
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